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Pop star Selena Gomez coming to KeyArena

Selena Gomez will perform May 13 at Seattle’s KeyArena as part of her 41-stop Revival Tour.

The tour will kick off May 6 in Las Vegas, and will include a May 14 performance at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Gomez, a multi-platinum singer and actress, will hit the road to support her newest album, “Revival,” due out Friday. The lead single from the new release, “Good For You,” has topped the Top 40 radio charts for three weeks.

This will be her first tour since the sold-out 2013 Stars Dance Tour, according to the news release issued Monday announcing the tour. That tour also included a stop at KeyArena.

General tickets sales for the tour will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at ticketmaster.com. Presale tickets will be available at 9 a.m. Oct. 13. See selenagomez.com for who qualifies to buy presale tickets.

The Weeknd, One Direction to perform on Jingle Ball tour

The Weeknd, One Direction and Selena Gomez are slated to perform on the 11-date Jingle Ball tour this December.

IHeartRadio announced Monday that the tour will kick off Dec. 1 in Dallas with One Direction, Calvin Harris and Demi Lovato, and visit Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. before concluding on Dec. 19 in Tampa, Florida.

The lineup of performers varies for each city, though roughly 10 acts will hit the stage at each show.

Tickets go on sale on Oct. 12.

The Dec. 11 show at New York’s Madison Square Garden will stream on Yahoo! and air as a 90-minute special on the CW Network on Dec. 17.

Nick Jonas, Ellie Goulding, Hailee Steinfeld and Zedd will also perform on the tour.

The Associated Press

Supergroup Dead & Company giving away 10K tickets to show

Members of the Grateful Dead and John Mayer are giving away 10,000 free tickets to a concert next month.

The veteran band and Mayer announced Monday that 5,000 fans will have a chance to win two tickets each to their Nov. 7 show in New York City.

“People who want to hear the music get to hear it for free and we get to promote our music and share it with people,” Bob Weir said Saturday.

Fans can enter to win tickets Monday through Thursday on Dead & Company’s website. No tickets for the show will go on sale.

The Associated Press

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